Chill chill lah – these amazing rooftop bars make you feel like you’re sitting on the clouds.
There’s no doubt about it – Kuala Lumpur is a vibrant, bustling city from sunrise to sunset. It is one of the best rooftop cities in the world, combining a beautiful climate with cocktail lounges, sophisticated rooftop restaurants, and amazing rooftop infinity pools, really makes you feel like you are sitting in the clouds.
When was the last time you took your busy schedule off, dined and chilled at a cool bar with your friends? If it has been awhile, it’s time to accompany your buddies to one of the rooftop bars in the city centre (remember to adhere to the SOPs!). But which KL rooftop bar is the best? Here we’ve curated some of the prettiest rooftop bars for you, there gotta be one that is best suited for you!
1. Blue at EQ
The highest bespoke speakeasy bar and lounge in Kuala Lumpur. Located in a prime location at EQ means you are a simple walk from the Golden Triangle.You’ll be taken into a surreal scene of mirrored obsidian black floors and ceilings laced with lights that illusively reach out like stars as soon as the elevator doors open. At this point, there’s just one rational thing to do: get your phones and cameras out and snap away for the gram. Remember those breathtaking views we mentioned earlier? The Petronas Twin Towers and the renowned KL Tower can both be seen in all their grandeur, making this a must-visit rooftop dining spot in the city.
Location: EQ, Equatorial Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Opening hours: Open daily from 5:00 PM to 1:00 AM
2. WET Deck
Another pretty bar that you would not want to miss! Located in the centre of the Golden Triangle at the W Hotel in downtown Kuala Lumpur. With its seamless blend of cutting-edge mixology, bold modern decor, and fun atmosphere overlooking the Petronas Twin Towers, WET Deck is a trendy bar lounge that surpasses standard pool deck bar expectations.
Location: 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Opening hours: Open daily from 10:30 AM – 11.30 PM
3. LOOP KL
The new kid on the block, LOOP KL is a hip and funky sky pool bar that invites you for infinite fun, located on the 33rd level of Pacific Regency Hotel Suites. This sky pool bar is so Instagrammable that you can snap for good pics in every corner of the place. You may experience unrivalled views of Kuala Lumpur’s gorgeous skyline while being surrounded by gigantic buildings, and inflatable unicorns!
Location: Level 34, Pacific Regency Hotel Suites KH Tower Jalan Puncak, Off, Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 WP, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 5pm-2am, Sat & Sun 3pm-2am
4. Marini’s On 57
Indulge in fine dining and hardy drinks at Marini’s On 57, strategically located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, close to the Petronas Twin Towers and the Suria KLCC mall. Just like it’s name, on the 57th floor of the Petronas Tower 3, where you get some really magical panoramic views of the city skyline. This rooftop bar is a stylish and contemporary venue with a festive atmosphere, creative drinks and an extensive menu of Italian cuisine.
Location: Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday (7pm-11pm), Friday-Sunday (6.30pm-12am)
5. Vertigo & Horizon Grill
The hotel Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur, which has been open since 2018, has a gorgeous rooftop bar called Vertigo as well as a fine dining rooftop restaurant called Horizon Grill. Both with breathtaking panoramic views over almost all of the city. You don’t want to miss out the sunset view from the top floor and well-crafted cocktails in a nice atmosphere.
Location: 2 Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: Open daily from 6:00 PM to 1:00 AM
6. Canopy Rooftop Bar & Lounge
London’s famous rooftop bar is now in Kuala Lumpur, located in Kampung Baru and is close to KLCC. Canopy Rooftop Bar & Lounge offers a chill you and colourful ambiance that is ideal for a variety of occasions. Fresh cocktails and mocktails, as well as wine, champagne, and a huge range of premium shishas, are served at this pretty rooftop bar by professional mixologists. Menu is also available with a spin on traditional Indo-Chinese cuisine.
Location: 183, Jalan Mayang, Kampung Baru, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: Sunday-Thursday (4pm-2am), Friday-Saturday (4pm-3am)
With so many alternatives in Klang Valley, surely you’ll find one that’s perfect for you! So glam it up! These rooftop bars are eagerly awaiting your arrival!